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Title Studies in political humour [electronic resource] : in between political critique and public entertainment / edited by Villy Tsakona, Diana Elena Popa.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., 2011.


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Description x, 290 p.
Series Discourse approaches to politics, society, and culture, 1569-9463 ; v. 46
Discourse approaches to politics, society, and culture ; v. 46.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Humour in politics and the politics of humour: an introduction / Villy Tsakona and Diana Elena Popa -- Humour by politicians. Fun in the German parliament? / Ralph Mueller -- Informal talk in formal settings: humorous narratives in Greek parliamentary debates / Argiris Archakis and Villy Tsakona -- "Stop caressing the ears of the hooded": political humour in times of conflict / Marianthi Georgalidou -- Entertaining and enraging: The functions of verbal violence in broadcast political debates / Marta Dynel -- Political humour in the media. Political satire dies last: A study on democracy, opinion formation, and political satire / Diana Elena Popa -- Studies in political humour. Being Berlusconi: Sabina Guzzanti's impersonation of the Italian Prime Minister between stage and screen / Clare Watters -- Mocking fascism: popular culture and political satire as counter-hegemony / Efharis Mascha -- Public debates and political humour. Politics of taste in a post-socialist state: a case study / Liisi Laineste -- Humour and Stalin in a National Theatre of Greece postmodern production: a discussion about Greek theatre / Vicky Manteli -- Postscript: a final (?) note on political humour / Diana Elena Popa and Villy Tsakona.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political satire -- History and criticism.
Wit and humor -- Political aspects.
Political science -- Humor.
Politics, Practical -- Humor.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Tsakona, Villy.
Popa, Diana Elena.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Studies in political humor
ISBN 9789027206374 (hb : alk. paper)
9789027282217 (e-book)

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